ERIC Number: ED442481
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999-Oct
Student Characteristics and Enrollment Trends, 1995-1999. Research Report.
Cuesta Coll., San Luis Obispo, CA. Matriculation and Research Services.
This report contains 22 tables and 25 figures showing student characteristics and enrollment trends from 1995 to 1999 for Cuesta College. Section 1 presents five-year student characteristics and enrollment trends; Section 2 outlines enrollment by Cuesta College educational region, 1998-99. Both sections contain data on enrollment status, course load, units and degrees completed, gender, ethnicity, age, disabilities, geographic region, educational objectives, and students from local high schools. Highlights include: (1) enrollment at Cuesta College is at an all-time high of 9,229 students and continues to increase; (2) the proportion of students carrying fewer than six units has decreased (31.3%), and the proportion of students carrying more than 15 units has increased (6.4%); (3) there is a continual increase in the number of students with disabilities; (4) the San Luis campus is divided almost equally between male and female students, while the North County campus boasts a female enrollment of 67.7% of the student body; and (5) the percentage of historically underrepresented ethnic minority students increased at each campus in 1999. Appendices include: (1) Enrollment history, 1965-99; (2) Local residency of students at all sites, 1998-99; (3) Local residency of students at San Luis Obispo campus, 1999; (4) Local residency of students at North County campus, 1999; (5) Local residency of students at South County campus 1999; and (6) Regional enrollment comparisons, 1999. (RDG)
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Community Colleges, Enrollment, Enrollment Trends, Institutional Research, Place of Residence, Regional Characteristics, School Community Relationship, School Demography, Student Characteristics, Tables (Data), Two Year College Students, Two Year Colleges
For full text: http://academic.cuesta.cc.ca.us/research.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Cuesta Coll., San Luis Obispo, CA. Matriculation and Research Services.
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